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Helene Weigel

1900 - 1971

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Helene Weigel (German: [heˈleː.nə ˈvaɪ̯gl̩] (listen); 12 May 1900 – 6 May 1971) was a German actress and artistic director. She was the second wife of Bertolt Brecht and was married to him from 1930 until his death in 1956. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Helene Weigel has received more than 159,312 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Helene Weigel is the 1,279th most popular actor (down from 1,123rd in 2019), the 415th most popular biography from Austria (down from 387th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Austrian Actor.

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Among actors, Helene Weigel ranks 1,279 out of 9,996Before her are Pat Hingle, Catherine Spaak, Pietro Germi, Erdoğan Atalay, Jessica Biel, and Machiko Kyō. After her are Josh Duhamel, Brad Davis, Anthony Daniels, Lorenzo Lamas, Esther Williams, and Marie-Christine Barrault.

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Among people born in 1900, Helene Weigel ranks 86Before her are Jean Arthur, Herbert Bayer, Camille Chamoun, Ernst Busch, Victor Kugler, and Otto Braun. After her are Emanuel Ringelblum, Clyde Tolson, Mervyn LeRoy, Gilbert Ryle, Yvonne de Gaulle, and Leonardo Conti. Among people deceased in 1971, Helene Weigel ranks 54Before her are Reinhold Niebuhr, Margaret Bourke-White, John Boyd Orr, Ub Iwerks, Vladislav Volkov, and Duane Allman. After her are Van Heflin, Dean Acheson, J. D. Bernal, Dita Parlo, Leslie White, and Philippe Thys.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Helene Weigel ranks 415 out of 1,237Before her are Archduke Ferdinand Karl of Austria (1868), Prince René of Bourbon-Parma (1894), Eduard Taaffe, 11th Viscount Taaffe (1833), Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić (1874), Emil Artin (1898), and Franz von Liszt (1851). After her are Maria Theresa of Austria (1801), Jacob Stainer (1619), Archduchess Maria Magdalena of Austria (1689), Robert Stolz (1880), Georg Christoph Wagenseil (1715), and Archduchess Catherine Renata of Austria (1576).

Among ACTORS In Austria

Among actors born in Austria, Helene Weigel ranks 13Before her are Klaus Maria Brandauer (1943), Maria Schell (1926), Katharina Schratt (1853), Oskar Werner (1922), Lotte Lenya (1898), and Senta Berger (1941). After her are Christine Kaufmann (1945), Barbara Valentin (1940), Martin Weinek (1964), Peter Alexander (1926), Marisa Mell (1939), and Bernhard Wicki (1919).

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